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Old 07-22-2011, 07:44 PM   #11
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Lionfish takes a commitment to have and what kind of lighting are you running on your tank? Thatll play a big part in what kind of corals you can keep
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Old 07-22-2011, 08:30 PM   #12
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K, if I hope I get this right... Coral reef light, 2 10k white lights and 2 55 atinic night lights. it's on a timer for 16 hr day and 8 night. I can tell u all about my Keroki flame backs and red jewel chiclids, but very new to the salt life.. Lol... Tnx for the help.
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Old 07-22-2011, 08:37 PM   #13
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Do you mean to have the lights on for 16 hrs? That would be overkill.

I keep mine at 12 max, I think I just got the timers back an hour recently, my corals still look good.

I keep cichlids too, African peacocks and haps. And yes, I have 2 mbuna in the tank as well. I know I shouldnt but they've all grown up together for the most part.
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So keep the white on for twelve and the lower night light (looks more like a black light) on for 12?
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Old 07-22-2011, 09:00 PM   #15
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I run my blues from 9am to 9pm and my whites from 10am to 8pm. If you have moonlighting you can run that as longs as you like after the lights go out.
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Noted and timer has been adjusted... Lol
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My timers may not be the best settings, you can start there and adjust accordingly. I just use the average, I've got nothing too light demanding.
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I just put in a mushroom and leather coral, so we shall see how it works out.
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The coral didn't die over night, so that's a positive sign...lol.... Also, if I want more then 2 or 3 fish and don't wanna keep buying fish just to turn around and spend more money because my tank doesn't have what I want in it; what should I go with? Wife wants a clown fish, so that's a must. (happy wife, happy life ) Any suggestions? Plus they have to be reef friendly. I appreciate everyone's help and advice.
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The coral didn't die over night, so that's a positive sign...lol.... Also, if I want more then 2 or 3 fish and don't wanna keep buying fish just to turn around and spend more money because my tank doesn't have what I want in it; what should I go with? Wife wants a clown fish, so that's a must. (happy wife, happy life ) Any suggestions? Plus they have to be reef friendly. I appreciate everyone's help and advice.
Note: once you add that clownfish, you can't add any other clownfish of a different species. It will also be hard to add another the the same species. TBH its all just about what you want. The main thing is to research over a fish before you buy it. What kind of fish are you looking for? Angelfish? Gobies? Tangs?
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